Gimme shelter: Management at the Eastside Winter Shelter in the 700 block of 116th Ave. NE requested that a subject be removed from the premises. The subject assaulted officers when they attempted to trespass him from the facility. He was taken into custody after a use of force.
Need. Caffeine.: A subject who was sleeping in a coffee shop in the 15600 block of NE 8th St. was arrested after he refused to leave.
Eggroll distraction: A Bellevue police cruiser was rear-ended by a subject who had initially stopped behind the vehicle, but then reportedly became distracted while eating an eggroll and removed his foot from the brake, hitting the cruiser at a very slow speed.
Crime doesn’t pay: A woman was arrested after she attempted to cash a forged check at a bank across from the police station on Northeast 6th Street. She had apparently attempted to cash the same check at several different bank branches. Upon her arrest, police discovered there was a felony arrest warrant out in her name.
Cold night: A neighbor called police to report an elderly woman walking in the middle of Northeast 2nd Place, screaming and talking to herself. Officers found her standing in the street with no shoes and very little clothing in the 35 degree weather. She was transported to the hospital.
Flaming potty: Neighbors called police to report that a portable toilet located in an area under construction in the 300 block of 106th Ave. SE was partially engulfed in flames.
Burglars: Employees at a store in the 13200 block of Northup Way called police after seeing a subject enter the store, with a second person waiting outside in a handicap spot. Officers arrived and found stolen mail, burglary tools, W-2 tax forms, stolen credit cards and fake IDs in the car. The suspects were arrested.